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Leroy (Roy) Francis Kelly

11 Nov 2017
Funeral Date, Time and Location

Fri 24 Nov 201701:00 PM
Royal Canadian Legion Hall, The Pas, Manitoba
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In lieu of flowers, donations to The Pas Health Complex Foundation Inc or to CancerCare Manitoba
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Roy Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeKelly, passed away peacefully Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homewith family Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeby Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homehis side Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeSaturday, November 11, 2017 at St Anthony's Hospital in The Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomePas, Manitoba, Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeat Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homethe age of 63 years.
Leroy Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeFrancis Kelly was Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeborn Thursday, Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeSeptember 9, 1954 Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homein Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeNewcastle, NB to John Kelly and Mary (Carew) Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeKelly. He was the Posted on Northumberland Funeral Home6th of 12 children.
Roy learned Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homethrough experience that Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homehaving so many Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeolder Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homebrothers Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homewas character building. Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeWhen he learned he was going to be a big brother, he was Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeexcited to extend Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homethe older brother Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homelegacy. He swiftly learned Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homethat the Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homerules Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeare different for Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homerough Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homehousing with little sisters when Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homethe first girl Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homearrived.
Growing up, Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeRoy spent a Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homelot of time Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homehelping out Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeat Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homethe family run Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homecandy Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homestore. Being located Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homenear several schools, the store was Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homesuch a popular Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homejoint Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homethat he often spent his Posted on Northumberland Funeral Hometime pulling out small children that were Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homegetting squashed in the Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homecrowds and sending them Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeout through Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homethe kitchen.
Roy met Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homethe love Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeof Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homehis life, Mary Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeLynn at a high Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeschool dance and they were Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homesmitten at first sight. Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeHe Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeapproached her Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeand told Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeher, "Let's Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeget married, I Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homehave a priest right here.” Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeShe laughed Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homethen and Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homethey have been Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homelaughing Posted on Northumberland Funeral Hometogether Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeever since.
They were married Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeDecember Posted on Northumberland Funeral Home3, Posted on Northumberland Funeral Home1977. Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeMary Lynn moved to The Pas, MB to be with Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homehim while he worked at the Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homepulp and Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homepaper Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homemill.
Roy was a second class power engineer and Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homehe Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeretired after 37 years in 2014.
Roy's favourite Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeactivities was Posted on Northumberland Funeral Hometo Posted on Northumberland Funeral Hometravel. He loved to experience new places Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homefor the first time, he loved the Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homemountains and the Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeoceans. One Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeof Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homehis notable Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeexperiences Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeis Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homethe story that Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homehe Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeloved Posted on Northumberland Funeral Hometo Posted on Northumberland Funeral Hometell of the Posted on Northumberland Funeral Hometime that he and a friend accidentally Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homebroke Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeinto a bank Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homein Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeBelgium.
Roy had a wonderful sense of humour Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeand no one was Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homesafe in his Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homepresence.
Residents of The Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomePas may be relieved that they Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeno Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homelonger find Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homerandom items in their shopping carts. Small children won't have to worry about being scolded Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homefor sticking out their tongues at strangers uptown Posted on Northumberland Funeral Home(when Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeit Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homewas really Roy Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homethat instigated).
People visiting Roy's home Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeor Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeattending social events Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homewith him Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homewill no longer Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homefind their shoes tied together when Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homethey go to leave.
Roy loved being a Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homegrandfather. He and Dmitri Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homespent Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homelots of time playing Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homehide and Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homego Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeseek, Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homehaving water gun fights, chasing Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeeach other with snakes, Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeplaying Spider-man and bowling. Playtime was Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeoften Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homefollowed Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeby Posted on Northumberland Funeral Hometheir Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homefavourite treat, ice Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homecream.
Roy is survived by his Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homewife Mary Lynn; daughter Nancy (Graham Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeSmigelski); Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homegrandson Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeDmitri Smigelski; Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homesiblings Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeDan (Melissa), Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeKen (Diane), Steve (Cecile), Betty Ann Posted on Northumberland Funeral Home(Kevin DeMerchant), Roger, Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeTrudy Posted on Northumberland Funeral Home(Joe Linscomb), Linda; sister-in-law Elizabeth; Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homenumerous Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homenieces and nephews; and Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homehis mother-in-law Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeDawn Stewart.
Roy Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homewas predeceased by his daughter Sarah; Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homehis mother Mary; father Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeJohn; Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homebrothers Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomePat, Terry, Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeBrian, and Guy; as well Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeas Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homehis father-in-law Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeKen.
In keeping with Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeRoy’s Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homewishes, cremation Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homehas taken place and a celebration of life Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homewill take place Friday, Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeNovember Posted on Northumberland Funeral Home24, 2017, 1:00 Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homepm, Royal Canadian Legion Hall, The Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomePas.
In lieu of flowers, donations to The Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomePas Health Complex Foundation, Inc., Memorial Fund, Division, Box Posted on Northumberland Funeral Home541, The Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomePas, Manitoba, Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeR9A 1K6 or to CancerCare Manitoba, ON1160 Posted on Northumberland Funeral Home– 675 Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeMcDermot Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeAvenue, Winnipeg, Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeManitoba, R3E OV9, would be appreciated by Roy’s family.
Funeral arrangements Posted on Northumberland Funeral Homeare in the care of Hemauer Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeFuneral Home & Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeCremation Services, 122 Posted on Northumberland Funeral HomeLathlin Ave, Box 416, The Pas, Manitoba (204) 623-3261
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